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EKU MPA Program Accredited by NASPAA

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EKU MPA Program Accredited by NASPAA

The masters of public administration (MPA) program at Eastern Kentucky University has met the high standards for continued accreditation by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration or NASPAA. EKU's program, which is available in online and on-campus formats, is accredited through 2025.

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RICHMOND, Ky., August 15, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The masters of public administration (MPA) program at Eastern Kentucky University has met the high standards for continued accreditation by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration or NASPAA. EKU's program, which is available in online and on-campus formats, is accredited through 2025.

"Our MPA faculty are dedicated to preparing students for successful careers. NASPAA accreditation makes that promise official," said Dr. Sara Zeigler, dean of the EKU College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences.

Jeffrey L. Osgood, Jr., chair of the NASPAA Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation shared the news in a letter to the university, which read, "By pursuing and achieving accreditation through a rigorous peer review, your program has demonstrated a substantial commitment to quality public service education."

Founded in 1968, Eastern Kentucky University's MPA program was the first of its kind in Kentucky. The 100% online degree option launched in 2014. It was named among the Top 20 online MPA degrees in the nation by Best Master's Degrees and Best College Reviews. The MPA degree is an excellent choice for individuals with an interest in community development and public service. Job opportunities exist in local government, city management, nonprofit leadership or health care.

Program highlights:

  • A fully accredited online degree from an established brick-and-mortar institution with no campus visits required
  • Supportive advisors and professors who work with you from application through graduation
  • The GMAT is not required, and the GRE is waived for those with a 3.0 GPA
  • A university ranked among the best universities offering online degrees by both U.S. News & World Report and Military Times

For more information, visit http://www.go.eku.edu/naspaa18.

Consistently recognized as having some of the nation's best online degree programs, EKU strives to make quality education accessible to everyone. EKU is an accredited, brick-and-mortar institution that has offered online degree programs since 2006. Today, more than 40 online options are available in a variety of fields.

 

SOURCE Eastern Kentucky University

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